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    In the Ocean of Night by Gregory Benford

2034. An indistinguishable sound is heard from the depths of space and one member of the search and survey team, Nigel, believes he knows its origins. 15 years earlier, he was the astronaut sent to implode a firey comet as it hurtled toward the Asian subcontinent. Once inside the fissure he made an unlikely discovery: an abandoned alien ship.

Year: 1977
Genre: Alien ContactHard SFSpace Exploration

    Across the Sea of Suns by Gregory Benford

2076: Technology has propelled the world into a new age of enlightenment. Nigel (from In the Ocean of Night) has left Earth to explore space for alien life. But while on this captivating mission, humanity's birthplace has fallen prey to attack and its seas are seeded with alien lifeforms.

Year: 1984
Genre: Hard SFSpace Exploration

    Great Sky River by Gregory Benford

Nearly 100,000 years after first contact with the machines that dominate the universe, a few hundred humans survive. Trapped on Snowglade, a barren world near the center of the galaxy, people like Killeen of Family Bishop and his child Toby are primitive scavengers, homeless and hunted by the ruling "mechs."

Year: 1987
Genre: Hard SF

    Tides of Light by Gregory Benford

Piloting an ancient starship, Killeen and the Bishop tribe escape the mech-ruled world of Snowglade. Seeking refuge on a far away planet, they discover vast wonders-an organic life-form as large as a world, a planet-coring cosmic string, a community of humans ruled by a brutal tyrant, and ultimately an alien race more awesome than any they have encountered. As they battle for survival against these myriad dangers, Killeen and his crew will gain an unforeseen ally-one that may determine humanity's true destiny...

Year: 1989
Genre: Hard SFSpace Exploration

    Furious Gulf by Gregory Benford

Trying to escape the relentless mechs, the last humans from planet Snowglade take their ancient starship on a dangerous course straight into the Eater, the black hole at the galactic center. Hungry and desperate, the refugees begin to question the leadership of Captain Killeen, who believes the center holds their one hope of survival.

Year: 1994
Genre: Hard SF


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1977In the Ocean of Night by Gregory Benford Alien Contact, Hard SF, Space Exploration, Galactic Center Saga
1984Across the Sea of Suns by Gregory Benford Hard SF, Space Exploration, Galactic Center Saga
1987Great Sky River by Gregory Benford Hard SF, Galactic Center Saga
1989Tides of Light by Gregory Benford Hard SF, Space Exploration, Galactic Center Saga
1994Furious Gulf by Gregory Benford Hard SF, Galactic Center Saga
1996Sailing Bright Eternity by Gregory Benford Hard SF, Galactic Center Saga

 

 

 


 

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